Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between Manchester City and Club Brugge and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Manchester City have not been the best in the Champions League, but they managed to grab two wins in their last three fixtures. Club Brugge sit two points behind their opponents in Group A, with PSG leading and Leipzig vanishing to nil. The Cityzens look confident for this clash following their away win in their reverse fixture against the Belgian outfit last month. This game looks pretty straightforward for the current Premier League champions, however, don’t get surprised if Brugge pulls out a miracle on the enemy land.
Stats and facts for Manchester City and Club Brugge.
Facts are calculated for Champions League
- Manchester City has won in the last 7 of 8 matches at home;
- Manchester City scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Manchester City conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Manchester City’s last 3 of 5 matches.
- Club Brugge conceded in the last 14 of 16 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Club Brugge’s last 8 of 10 matches;
- Club Brugge scored in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Club Brugge conceded the last 7 matches in a row when playing away.
Lineup Manchester City vs Club Brugge
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Current form — Manchester City v. Club Brugge
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Manchester City look a tad bit doubtful
It is difficult to point a finger on recent results for Manchester City, as they have performed according to their level. Judging by their last 3 matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Manchester City at the moment. Against Brighton, they came out on top in a 4-1 win, before drawing 0-0 against West Ham. Most recently they were left reeling in a 2-0 defeat win against Crystal Palace.
Club Brugge want to keep hopes alive
Club Brugge have been on top-form in their domestic league this season with no defeats in their last seven fixtures. They are also progressing for the next round of their domestic cup. For now, the main objective of the Belgian team will be to not lose tonight’s game and keep their Champions League hope alive.
Manchester City v. Club Brugge — fixture history
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The Cityzens hope for an easy victory.
The last time the pair played each other, Manchester City came away as winners in a Champions League, back in October 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: A win for The Sky Blues pays out at 1.11, the best prize for a draw is 9.50, while an away win for Club Brugge gets you odds 21.00. Manchester City enter the match against Club Brugge with a 1-0-0 record in their previous 1 encounter in the Champions League. This amounts to a 100% winning ratio for Manchester City, with Club Brugge victorious in 0% of the last 1 encounter.
Full Time Betting
Analysing the prices with the bookmakers, Manchester City are given a 90% chance of beating Club Brugge. That equals odds at 1.11 on the home side to win, while the draw sits at 9.50. Placing a bet on the away win for the visitors returns you odds 21.00. Manchester City won 8 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Club, Brugge lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 42% in this match. This equals odds around 2.37, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.53. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 65%. Over / Under – stats message
The bookies believe in a match with plenty of goals, and if you believe so too, your best price is odds 1.36 on over 2.5 goals. That equals a 74% chance of this match having at least 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 3.20 for under 2.5 goals. Manchester City’s last 10 home league games saw an average of 3.4 goals per match. 6 of Manchester City’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Club Brugge’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. 5 of Club Bruges’s last 10 away matches went over 2.5 goals.